Otrivine Nasal Drops will give your child long lasting protection for up to 10 hours.

This nasal drop contains a decongestant to clear blocked and stuffy noses associated with head colds and hay fever.

How does Otrivine work?

Otrivine works by helping to open and clear the nasal passages by reducing the excessive secretions and returning the swollen blood vessels to their normal size.

Can Otrivine be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding it is advised you consult with your doctor before using this product.

Who is it suitable for?

Otrivine nasal drops are suitable for children aged 6-12 years of age who are suffering with congestion due to cold & flu or hay fever.

Direction for use

Used under adult supervision.

Children aged 6-12 years: 1 to 2 drops in each nostril once or twice daily.

No more than 2 doses should be given in 24 hours.

Who is it not suitable for?

Do not use Otrivine nasal drops if:

  • You are under the age of 6 years old.
  • Allergic to any of the ingredients listed below.
  • Has an inflamed nasal passage.
  • Has an enlarged prostate gland.

Please see full list in the patient information leaflet attached below.


Xylometazoline Hydrochloride, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Acid Phosphate, Disodium Edetate, Benzalkonium Chloride, Sorbitol, Hypromellose and Water.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, Otrivine does have side effects. However, not everyone will experience these.

If you experience any of the following stop using the medicine and contact your doctor:

  • Headaches.
  • Dryness or irritation of the nasal mucosa.
  • Nausea.
  • Local burning sensation.


Do not use on children under the age of 6.

Only use under adult supervision.

Do not exceed the recommended dose.

Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine.

Useful information

This product is a medicine, and the sales are monitored to ensure the safety of our customers. From time to time we may impose limits on the amounts you may purchase and apply restrictions to the frequency of orders.

For helpful advice please read Our Policies in the footer of the site to understand more.

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and below 25c in a dry place away from direct sunlight.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacist for more information.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Product images: whilst we try to keep out product images up to date we may, particularly for non-branded products ship the same medicine but in different packaging. If you have any questions about this policy please get in touch.


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